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At-Home Hair Color Kits: Stylists and Salon Owners Weigh-In

It's a hot-button topic. During salon shutdowns caused by COVID-19, some stylists and salons have been offering their clients hair color for at-home use---and some stylists and salons have not. Hear from those on both sides of this debate.

3 Gray Coverage Hacks for a More Efficient Service

Covering the gray regrowth and doing it for many of your returning clients will be time-consuming. Here are some tips to help ensure better coverage and a better service.

MAKEOVER: Bold, Blended, Low Maintenance

Get the details for this makeover for a client who drives 6 hours to meet with her favorite colorist.

Color Upgrade For the Curly Girl

Get the details for the makeover from faded and grown-out to bright and pretty on this curly haired client.

#ShowYourRoots Campaign Urges Clients to "Wait for Us"

Step away from the box color. These stylists are asking their clients to please wait until they are open again to touch their hair color.

Banded Nightmare to Over the Moon Results

“My new client came to me with more bands than you’ll ever see," Carly Brown says. "I knew this was going to be a HUGE challenge! Thankfully her hair surprised me and it did exactly what I wanted it to first time... YAY!”

From Uneven and Banded To a Nice Bright Blonde

This client tried someone new and was not happy with the results. Get the details for the color correction once she returned to her favorite colorist.

From Grown-Out and Warm To Hot Blonde

Denise Mahoney (@colourauthority) of Colour Authority Salon and Spa, Portland, Oregon, says first time client Samantha came in with very warm ends and about 6 months of regrowth looking for a color upgrade. Details here.

Chocolate Rose Color is a Creative Take on Brown

Josh Boynton says that rose undertones, for both gold and brown bases are flattering for just about any skin tone. Here he shares details for a recent makeover with a lovely rose brown result.